Blood FAQs:


Q: Is blood a body fluid in humans and other animals that delivers necessary substances such as nutrients and oxygen to the cells and transports metabolic waste products away from those same cells?

A: Yes.

Q: Is blood purged from meat by rinsing and soaking in water?

A: Yes, and salting and then rinsing with water again several times.

Q: Is blood a darker shade of red?

A: Yes, this is present in veins, and can be seen during blood donation and when venous blood samples are taken.

Q: Is blood used in genealogical circles to refer to one's ancestry?

A: Yes, and origins, and ethnic background as in the word bloodline.

Q: Is blood bacteremia or sepsis?

A: Yes.

Q: Is blood removed?

A: Yes, and making the meat fit for human consumption.

Q: Is blood forbidden by Islamic dietary laws?

A: Yes.

Q: Is blood drawn in a glass container and left undisturbed for about an hour?

A: Yes, and four different layers can be seen.

Q: Is blood considered a specialized form of connective tissue?

A: Yes, and given its origin in the bones and the presence of potential molecular fibers in the form of fibrinogen.

Q: Is blood made in the bone marrow in a process called hematopoiesis, which includes erythropoiesis, the production of red blood cells?

A: Yes, and myelopoiesis, the production of white blood cells and platelets.

Q: Was blood called blóedsian in Old English?

A: Yes, and the terminology was borrowed by the Roman Catholic Church becoming to bless and blessing.

Q: Is blood removed from the body?

A: Yes, and the meat is generally now safe to cook and eat.

Q: Is blood an important vector of infection?

A: Yes.

Q: Is blood bright red?

A: Yes, as oxygen imparts a strong red color to the heme group.

Q: Is blood blood plasma?

A: Yes, and a fluid that is the blood's liquid medium, which by itself is straw-yellow in color.

Q: Is blood considered unclean?

A: Yes, and hence there are specific methods to obtain physical and ritual status of cleanliness once bleeding has occurred.

Q: Is blood red blood cells?

A: Yes.

Q: Is blood bright red when its hemoglobin is oxygenated and dark red when it is deoxygenated?

A: Yes.

Q: Is blood given particular emphasis in the Jewish and Christian religions?

A: Yes, because Leviticus 17:11 says "the life of a creature is in the blood".

Q: Is blood typical of that of mammals?

A: Yes, although the precise details concerning cell numbers, size, protein structure, and so on, vary somewhat between species.

Q: Is blood one of the body fluids that has been used in art?

A: Yes.

Q: Is blood pumped from the strong left ventricle of the heart through arteries to peripheral tissues and returns to the right atrium of the heart through veins?

A: Yes.

Q: Is blood the means for the atonement of sins?

A: Yes.

Q: Was blood used during their sacrifices?

A: Yes, the Blóts.

Q: Is blood circulated around the body through blood vessels by the pumping action of the heart?

A: Yes.

Q: Is blood associated with a large number of beliefs?

A: Yes.

Q: Is blood in equilibrium with lymph?

A: Yes, and which is continuously formed in tissues from blood by capillary ultrafiltration.

Q: Is blood circulated around the body through blood vessels by the pumping action of the heart?

A: Yes.

Q: Is blood also used to fasten the feathers of birds onto people's bodies?

A: Yes.

Q: Is blood used in a family history sense are blue-blood?

A: Yes, and royal blood, mixed-blood and blood relative.

Q: Was blood considered to have the power of its originator?

A: Yes, and and, after the butchering, the blood was sprinkled on the walls, on the statues of the gods, and on the participants themselves.

Q: Is blood present together "in"?

A: Yes, and with, and under" the bread and wine of the Eucharistic feast".